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WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU Coll

Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:

B. H. Epperson Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0487
Scope and Contents Receipt notes that B. H. Epperson's $25 contribution is to be applied to the Washington and Lee University's endowment of the Texas professorship of Applied Mathematics.
Dates: 1871-09-13

Babylonian tablet

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0146
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a small clay tablet inscribed on both sides with Sumerian cuneiform. The script records shipments of wheat and mentions two Sumerian kings by name. One side of the tablet bears char marks, possibly originating from fire in the destruction of Ur.
Dates: 2030

Baer Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0155
Scope and Contents This collection in comprised principally business and family correspondence and general papers of the Baer family of the Panther Gap vicinity of Rockbridge County, Va. with a concentration of papers relative to the family's land holdings such as maps, indentures, and wills. Other highlights are a group of twenty-one manuscript weaving drafts for making household textiles, a family Bible in German(l744), local militia fines, genealogical materials, some relating to the Decker and Hite (Heyt)...
Dates: 1744 - 1929

Barbara Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0407

Barbara Cary Johnston Willard Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0325
Scope and Contents The scrapbook is a genealogical compendium of the Welsh family of Rockbridge County, Virginia and their descendants and includes many family photographs and documents.
Dates: Inclusive 1800-2006

Ben Benson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0386
Scope and Contents The Ben Benson Collection includes original portrait art of presidents and first ladies by Ben Benson, various formats of printed presidential iconography and related presidential and U.S. political memorabilia from George Washington to Barack Obama.
Dates: Inclusive 1789-2012

Ben Sherman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0623
Content Description The collection consists of materials preserved by former WLU student Ben Sherman (Class of 1975) related to his student years with a focus on the 1972 Washington and Lee University Mock Democratic Convention. Ben Sherman participated in the 1972 Mock Convention as the floor leader for candidate Hubert Humphrey. Items include an autographed copy of Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter' s May 5, 1972 Mock Convention keynote address, a copy of Sherman's typescript nomination remarks for candidate Hubert...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1976; Event: 1972

Benjamin Borden Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one document, the original land grant to Benjamin Borden of a tract of land for settlement in what would become Rockbridge County.
Dates: 1739-11-06

Benjamin Franklin Doswell Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0061
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written by Doswell to his family while he was a student at Washington College.
Dates: Inclusive 1847-1849